BACH-FEST 2015, celebrating the legacy, theology, and music of Johann Sebastian Bach, features six concerts this November at multiple venues in Beaufort and Hilton Head Island. Presented by the Low Country Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, this second annual Bach Fest presents 3 sets of concerts intended to be both informative and audience-pleasing.
The festival opens Friday, November 6 at 7:00pm with two concerts. The Luther-Bach Connection kicks off the festival in Hilton Head with a multi-media event featuring Hector Olivera, internationally acclaimed organist, and Pamela Hollinger, narrator, at First Presbyterian Church, HHI. In Beaufort, the festival begins with Bach for Voice and Instruments, sung by the Women’s Chorale under the direction of Mary Woodmansee Green at The Baptist Church of Beaufort.
On Sunday, November 8 The Luther-Bach Connection repeats at 4pm at Sea Island Presbyterian Church. Mary Green and the Women’s Chorale present their second concert Friday, November 13 at 7pm at Providence Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island.
The third set of concerts is Bach and the Organ, featuring organist John Stender. These two concerts are held on Friday, November 13 at 7 pm at St. Helena Church in Beaufort and on Saturday, November 14 at 7pm at St. Luke’s Church, Hilton Head Island.
Tickets are available online at www.lccago.org or by calling 843-681-6751 (Hilton Head Island) or 843-521-4060 (Beaufort). Individual tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets for 3 concerts are $50 for adults and $25 for students. All proceeds benefit the Low Country AGO Chapter’s Scholarship Fund to encourage students to study organ performance. For more information, visit the event website at www.lccago.org.